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Test Dates and Deadlines

SAT Subject Tests share test dates with the SAT, with one exception — SAT Subject Tests are not offered in March.

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These tables list U.S. SAT Subject Test dates. See international test dates.

2016-17 SAT Subject Test Dates

2016-17 SAT Subject Tests U.S. Administration Dates and Deadlines
SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available U.S. Registration Deadlines (Expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S.)
Regular Late
(a fee applies)

Oct. 1, 2016

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Sept. 1, 2016 Sept. 13, 2016 (for mailed registrations)
Sept. 20, 2016 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Nov. 5, 2016

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Oct. 7, 2016  Oct. 18, 2016 (for mailed registrations)
Oct. 25, 2016 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Dec. 3, 2016

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Nov. 3, 2016 Nov. 15, 2016 (for mailed registrations)
Nov. 22, 2016 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Jan. 21, 2017

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Dec. 21, 2016 Jan. 3, 2017 (for mailed registrations)
Jan. 10, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

May 6, 2017

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Apr. 7, 2017 Apr. 18, 2017 (for mailed registrations)
Apr. 25, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Jun. 3, 2017

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May 9, 2017 May 16, 2017 (for mailed registrations)
May 24, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)
Important:

Score Delivery Dates

SAT scores will be available to students beginning on the dates listed below.

  • Oct. 1 test date: Oct. 27 score delivery
  • Nov. 5 test date: Nov. 29 score delivery
  • Dec. 3 test date: Dec. 23 score delivery

Check back soon for information about spring 2017 SAT score releases.

Important Information: Dates and Deadlines

  • U.S. deadlines apply to students testing in the United States and U.S. territories.
  • U.S. registration materials that are mailed must be postmarked by the U.S. deadlines. The deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S.
  • Additional fees apply if you register late or make changes to your test type (that is, changing from SAT to SAT Subject Tests or vice versa), center, or date after registering. Find out how to make registration changes and get deadlines.
  • Sunday administrations usually take place the day after each Saturday test date.
  • If you miss even the late registration deadline, you may be able to register for the waitlist — learn what’s required.

Important Information: SAT Subject Test Policies

  • You can take up to three SAT Subject Tests on a single test date.
  • You can’t take the SAT Subject Tests and the SAT on the same test date.
  • When you register, you must tell us which SAT Subject Test(s) you plan to take. You can change your mind on test day, with limits. Learn more. 
  • You can take only one Biology Subject Test per test date. After the first 60 questions, you have to choose either Biology Ecological or Biology Molecular; you can’t take both.
  • You can use calculators only on the Mathematics Level 1 and Level 2 Subject Tests.
  • The Language with Listening tests are offered only in November.
  • The Language with Listening tests are always given in the first hour of testing. You can take only one Language with Listening test per test date.

Anticipated SAT Subject Test Dates

2017-18 SAT Subject Test Dates

SAT Subject Test Dates by Subject, 2017-18 School Year, U.S.
Subject Test Aug 26, 2017 Oct 7, 2017 Nov 4, 2017 Dec 2, 2017 May 5, 2018 Jun 2, 2018
Literature X X X X X X
U.S. History X X X X X X
World History       X   X
Mathematics Level 1 X X X X X X
Mathematics Level 2 X X X X X X
Biology E/M X X X X X X
Chemistry X X X X X X
Physics X X X X X X
French X X   X X X
German           X
Spanish X X   X X X
Modern Hebrew           X
Italian           X
Latin       X   X
French with Listening     X      
German with Listening     X      
Spanish with Listening     X      
Chinese with Listening     X      
Japanese with Listening     X      
Korean with Listening     X      

Dates are subject to change.

2018-19 SAT Subject Test Dates

SAT Subject Test Dates by Subject, 2018-19 School Year, U.S.
Subject Test Aug 25, 2018 Oct 6, 2018 Nov 3, 2018 Dec 1, 2018 May 4, 2019 Jun 1, 2019
Literature X X X X X X
U.S. History X X X X X X
World History       X   X
Mathematics Level 1 X X X X X X
Mathematics Level 2 X X X X X X
Biology E/M X X X X X X
Chemistry X X X X X X
Physics X X X X X X
French X X   X X X
German           X
Spanish X X   X X X
Modern Hebrew           X
Italian           X
Latin       X   X
French with Listening     X      
German with Listening     X      
Spanish with Listening     X      
Chinese with Listening     X      
Japanese with Listening     X      
Korean with Listening     X      

Dates are subject to change.